Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.
Brother of 816 Private Stanley Clifford Cousens (KIA).
Sydney Cousens arrived in England in October 1916 and 14 months later landed in France in December 1917. At the Battle of Amiens on 8 August 1918 he was killed in action near Marcelcave and buried at Card Copse Cemetery the next day. In March 1920 his remains were exhumed and re-interred at Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery